Waterkeepers Chesapeake Blog

This is the Waterkeepers Chesapeake blog page. You’ll find posts from our Waterkeeper members, current action alerts, legislative news and more. For press releases, please visit our page Press Releases. Thanks for reading the Waterkeepers Chesapeake Blog!

Poultry Industry Ammonia Air Pollution Adds More Nitrogen to Chesapeake Bay than all MD or PA Sewage Plants

Poultry Industry Ammonia Air Pollution Adds More Nitrogen to Chesapeake Bay than all MD or PA Sewage Plants

Fatter Birds and Lack of Emissions Controls Contribute 12 Million Pounds of Nitrogen to Bay Annually FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, ...
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Celebrate Earth Day With Our Waterkeepers!

Celebrate Earth Day With Our Waterkeepers!

We hope that you and your family stay safe and healthy during this global COVID-19 health crisis. It’s times like ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Endorse Congressional Call for Pipeline Moratorium

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Endorse Congressional Call for Pipeline Moratorium

Raskin, McGovern, Omar and Others Urge Moratorium on New Pipeline Projects During COVID-19 Pandemic Waterkeepers Chesapeake joined over 40 organizations ...
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Federal Government Uses COVID-19 Health Crisis to Give Polluters a Free Pass

Federal Government Uses COVID-19 Health Crisis to Give Polluters a Free Pass

As the EPA retreats on enforcement, our Waterkeepers will be called on to step in to protect the public The ...
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In Defense of Water 2020

In Defense of Water 2020

Our 4th annual In Defense of Water is going virtual to keep everyone safe and healthy during this global pandemic. We ...
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Fair Farms Campaign 2020 Legislative Wins!

Fair Farms Campaign 2020 Legislative Wins!

Fair Farms blog. In order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the Maryland General Assembly decided to adjourn a ...
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Our Waterkeepers Respond to COVID-19 Health Crisis

Our Waterkeepers Respond to COVID-19 Health Crisis

As our local communities and Waterkeepers respond to the global COVID-19 health crisis, we hope that you and your family ...
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Clean Water Wins in Virginia and Maryland - Despite Maryland's Abrupt End of Session

Clean Water Wins in Virginia and Maryland – Despite Maryland’s Abrupt End of Session

Maryland Maryland’s legislative session unexpectedly ended a few weeks early on March 18th as a protective measure due to the ...
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Opinion: Bipartisan Emergency Bill Would Halt Bad Deal on Conowingo

Opinion: Bipartisan Emergency Bill Would Halt Bad Deal on Conowingo

Op Ed posted in Maryland Matters, March 12, 2020 The State of Maryland has a powerful and binding tool to ...
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Press Statement: Lawmakers, Watermen, and Advocates Support Legislation to Stop Maryland's Conowingo Dam Settlement with Exelon

Press Statement: Lawmakers, Watermen, and Advocates Support Legislation to Stop Maryland’s Conowingo Dam Settlement with Exelon

Bipartisan legislation would prevent Md. Dept of Environment from waiving Water Quality Certifications, including for proposed Conowingo Dam license renewal ...
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